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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

ORAL HEALTH

This question is about the care of your teeth during your most recent pregnancy. A DENTAL OR OTHER HEALTH CARE WORKER TALKED WITH ME ABOUT HOW TO CARE FOR MY TEETH AND GUMS.

Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1308 765 59.5 56.1-62.9 543 40.5 37.1-43.9
Age
< 20 years 128 85 62.8 51.2-73.1 43 37.2 26.9-48.8
20-24 years 290 188 65.5 58.4-72.1 102 34.5 27.9-41.6
25-34 years 676 368 58.0 53.3-62.6 308 42.0 37.4-46.7
35+ years 214 124 52.1 43.3-60.7 90 47.9 39.3-56.7
Race
White 955 552 58.3 54.3-62.1 403 41.7 37.9-45.7
Black 278 155 58.2 50.2-65.7 123 41.8 34.3-49.8
Other 75 58 85.9 74.0-92.9 17 14.1 7.1-26.0
Hispanic origin
Yes 169 134 77.2 68.3-84.2 35 22.8 15.8-31.7
No 1139 631 56.3 52.5-59.9 508 43.7 40.1-47.5
Education
< High School 205 149 69.3 60.1-77.1 56 30.7 22.9-39.9
High School 392 248 64.7 58.4-70.6 144 35.3 29.4-41.6
> High School 709 366 52.5 48.0-57.0 343 47.5 43.0-52.0
Marital Status
Married 863 482 56.9 52.8-60.9 381 43.1 39.1-47.2
Other 445 283 63.5 57.4-69.1 162 36.5 30.9-42.6
Income
14,999 or less 348 248 73.2 66.6-79.0 100 26.8 21.0-33.4
15,000-24,999 173 113 61.6 51.7-70.6 60 38.4 29.4-48.3
25,000-49,999 254 146 57.4 49.8-64.7 108 42.6 35.3-50.2
50,000 or more 432 195 44.4 38.8-50.1 237 55.6 49.9-61.2
WIC recipient
No 734 394 54.1 49.5-58.6 340 45.9 41.4-50.5
Yes 564 362 65.1 59.8-70.0 202 34.9 30.0-40.2
Medicaid recipient
No 662 334 51.1 46.4-55.7 328 48.9 44.3-53.6
Yes 646 431 67.1 62.1-71.7 215 32.9 28.3-37.9
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 579 341 61.5 57.3-65.4 238 38.5 34.6-42.7
2500+ grams 729 424 59.4 55.7-63.0 305 40.6 37.0-44.3

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

This page was generated on 01MAY08

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